International Researchers Days

ATTENTION: Registration for the events is now closed.

Mon, 25 Oct, 1 pmIntroduction to the Welcome Services at UDE

Right at the beginning of our event series, the Welcome Service wants to welcome you.

Through the Welcome Service of the International Office, the University offers a contact point for international guest researchers to assist them in planning and implementing their stay at UDE. After a welcome address by Prof. Dr Barbara Buchenau, the Welcome Service informs about its support formats for international researchers and host institutes. After that, we want to provide a space of exchange and discussion across countries, campuses, faculties and institutes.

Target group: international researchers, all levels

13:00h: Welcome Address by Prof. Dr Barbara Buchenau, Vice-Rector for Social Responsibility, Diversity and International Affairs

13:30h: Introduction to the Welcome Service plus Q&A session by Carla Gierich and Udo Rasum

14:00h: Living and doing research in the Ruhr Area: interview with international researchers

14:30h: World Café/Round Tables for open discussion and further exchange

Mon, 25 Oct 2021, 7 pmLanguage Café: "Café-Lingua"

Café-Lingua is organised by the Studierendenwerk Essen-Duisburg and offers you the opportunity to practice languages with native speakers and other language learners in a relaxed atmosphere. Participants can talk with each other regardless of their level of procifiency. Café-Lingua is currently conducted via Zoom, please follow this link to the website of the Studierendenwerk to get more information and take part in the event.

Target group: everyone who is interested in practicing languages and meeting new people

Coordination: Studierendenwerk Essen-Duisburg

Duration: 2 hours

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Tue, 26 Oct 2021, 10 amPresentation: Erasmus Lecturer and Staff Mobility

The mobility program of the European Union ERASMUS+ not only offers students the possibility of a stay abroad, but is also open to lecturers and all other employees of UDE. If you are interested in further education and training abroad or would like to gain teaching experience abroad, this event will provide you with all the information you need about the existing opportunities within the program.

Target group: UDE Lecturers and Employees (German and international)

Speakers: Ira Terwyen, International Office

Duration: about 1 hour

Tue, 26 Oct 2021, 1 pmPresentation: Introduction to the Services of the Science Support Centre: Research Support and Funding

The Science Support Centre (SSC) is a central facility at the University of Duisburg-Essen supporting researchers with research funding, providing promotion of young researchers, helping with research transfer (e.g. through event support, research publications etc.) and giving start-up advice. During this event, the SSC will present their services and show you how you can profit from their expertise.

Target group: UDE researchers

Speaker: Esther Hasan, Science Support Centre

Duration: about 40 minutes

Wed, 27 Oct 2021, 10 amPresentation: The German Academic System

This presentation will introduce you to the German academic system. Simon Kresman will explain you its characteristics, helping you to get settled in your new environment, the German academic world.

Target group: International researchers, all levels

Speaker: Simon Kresmann, Science Support Centre

Duration: about 2 hours

Thu, 28 Oct 2021, 10 amPresentation: Introduction for new PhD candidates at UDE

As a new PhD student at UDE you will be faced with a completely new environment. To help you with your orientation at our university, Simon Kresmann will provide you with important information on existing regulations, important addresses, etc. which will be useful to you as a new PhD candidate.

Target group: PhD students

Speaker: Simon Kresmann, Science Support Centre

Duration: about 2 hours

Thu, 28 Oct 2021, 1 pmInternationale Forschende an Bord holen: Infos für Gastgeber*innen zur Planung des Aufenthaltes

Wenn ein*e internationale*r Wissenschaftler*in ins Team kommen soll, stellen sich einige Fragen: wie lange dauert die Beantragung eines Visums? Wie ist das mit der Krankenversicherung? Wer organisiert Kinderbetreuung für mitreisende Kinder? Wir möchten Ihnen zeigen, wie der Welcome Service Sie bei diesen und anderen Fragen unterstützen kann und Ihnen unsere Checkliste für gastgebende Institute vorstellen.

Natürlich gehen wir auch gerne auf Ihre individuellen Fragen ein. Die Veranstaltung wird auf Deutsch durchgeführt.

Zielgruppe: Diese Veranstaltung richtet sich sowohl an gastgebende Institute als auch an andere eingebundene Stellen der Universität wie z.B. die Personalabteilung, Bereich Drittmittelförderung etc.

Referentinnen: Carla Gierich, Welcome Service

Thu, 28 October, 3 pmPresentation: Essential tips for a smooth integration into the German way of life

This event will give you an insight into the German culture and way of life. Neil Deane, who himself has been living in Germany for 40 years, will give you useful advice and answer your questions on how to get settled in the German culture.

Target group: international researchers, all levels

Speaker: Neil Deane, Department of Anglophone Studies

Duration: about 1 hour

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